Saint Laurent Spring 2015 RTW Paris Fashion Week Collection

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Other designers are channeling the idealism of the early ’70s this season; Hedi Slimane is into the dissipation. "Un, deux, trois, coucher avec toi," Al Eide sang on the soundtrack, specially commissioned for the show, but don’t let the French lyrics fool you. We got the distinct impression we were in Slimane’s adopted hometown of L.A., hanging backstage with glam-rock fan girls Lori Maddox and Sable Starr in their bad old not even legal days on the Sunset Strip.

Accessories were the most obvious shift from the mid-’60s pop tarts who decorated the Saint Laurent runway last season. Instead of sparkly Mary Janes and opaque tights, platform sandals, black hosiery, and the odd Donna Jordan turban or two. Slimane’s about to do for platforms what he did for low-heel pumps a few collections ago. Detractors will say the clothes looked too much the same as last season’s. But take a closer look than the models’ speedy turns down the runway allow, and distinctions emerge. Spring’s Saint Laurent chick is a little more in love with color and a lot more comfortable with prints-Hollywood Boulevard stars, lurid flowers, and (poignantly) cherries. She’s also got a new thing for showing off her décolletage, or what there is of it. 

A white fur chubby that covered just one shoulder and arm was a decadent kick. Where could that idea have taken the designer if he’d pushed it further? As ever, Slimane embraced the eclectic mix: A stripy Lurex sweater that could’ve been snatched from the vintage bin was partnered with a leather mini embroidered with silver chain in the shape of rose blossoms. In a sign that there’s no price ceiling for Saint Laurent‘s new fans, that wasn’t the end of the lavish embroidery: Fireworks picked out on a black velvet cape looked like Lesage-level stuff. 

In that sense, this collection straddled Slimane’s worlds: L.A. groupies in Paris couture. You know he gets off on that idea. He’s not the only one. The energy was contagious tonight. "I was having an orgasm," we overheard a model-slash-writer pronounce on her way out the door.